Don Cowell Memorial Trust will be again holding a
solo recorder competition in 2016. The aim of the competition is to
encourage young players of talent, and to assist them in the early stages of
their career. Competitors must be
studying music but do not have to be full-time students. Australian and New Zealand recorder
students are invited to participate. The final performance and judging will be in
Melbourne on 2 July 2016.
principal adjudicator will be Mr Greg Dikmans, from the Conservatorium of
Music, Melbourne University.
initial audition will be by review by the principal adjudicator of a CD of the
competitor's performance that is to be submitted by the 8th April
2016. The finals will be judged by
the principal adjudicator in conjunction with a second experienced
adjudicator. A maximum of three
finalists from each section will be chosen to compete in a live performance on
2 July 2016
section first prize is $5,000, second prize is $1,000 and there is a James
Smibert Encouragement Award of $500.
18 section first prize is $1,000, second prize is $400 and the James Smibert
Encouragement Award of $200.